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See also: یاس‎, يأس‎, ياس‎, تاش‎, یاش‎, ياش‎, باس‎, تاس‎, ئاش‎, ئاس, and پاش

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Ottoman TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *baĺč (head).

NounEdit

باش (baş)

  1. head
  2. chief, master, leader, head
  3. prow, bow, foreship

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Meninski, Franciszek à Mesgnien (1680), “باش”, in Thesaurus linguarum orientalium, Turcicae, Arabicae, Persicae, praecipuas earum opes à Turcis peculiariter usurpatas continens, nimirum Lexicon Turkico-Arabico-Persicum, Vienna, columns 656–662
  • Zenker, Julius Theodor (1866), “باش”, in Türkisch-arabisch-persisches Handwörterbuch, volume 1, Leipzig: Wilhelm Engelmann, pages 163–164

PersianEdit

VerbEdit

باش (bâš)

  1. present stem form of بودن

UyghurEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *baĺč (head).

NounEdit

باش (bash) (plural باشلار(bashlar))

  1. head
  2. head (of a gang, unit, etc.), leader, chief
  3. the top, peak (of mountain, tree, etc.)
  4. the top end, far end, the front
  5. an end, one end
  6. the beginning, start
  7. the hair
  8. the brain, mind, thinking
  9. life
  10. leadership, authority, command
  11. average

DeclensionEdit

AdjectiveEdit

باش (bash)

  1. the main, chief

CounterEdit

باش (bash)

  1. a measure word (for vegetables, etc.)
    بىر باش پىياز‎ ― bir bash piyazan onion